ARTSpeak: Carlton Mackey and 50 Shades of Black

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50shades

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Episode 82: This week Claire Maxwell speaks with Carlton Mackey, creator of 50 Shades of Black, a project that examines the relationship between skin tone and sexuality in trying to shape one’s identity. Through several different platforms, the project offers visual artwork and conversations among artists, scholars, and the public to create dialogue about diversity and what it really means. 


Special thanks to AM1690, The Voice of the Arts, our partners in producing ARTSpeak with BURNAWAY. The radio program broadcasts over the airwaves every Tuesday in two rotations, 8-8:30AM and 6-6:30PM.

This program is supported in part by Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. Georgia Council for the Arts also receives support from its partner agency, the National Endowment for the Arts.